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Another Year, Same Results at the General Assembly

Feb 23, 2017
Steve Helber / AP

In Virginia, Governor Terry McAuliffe is breaking out the veto pen — killing many of the same bills he vetoed last year and the year before that. Michael Pope has this look at Groundhog Day at the General Assembly.

Will Cville Pay Developer to Finish Downtown Hotel?

Feb 23, 2017

For nearly a decade, Charlottesville has suffered in the shadow of an abandoned construction project – a high rise hotel on the downtown mall.  Last year, city council considered suing the owner.  Now, members are talking about paying him to finish the building as Sandy Hausman reports.

A Rally for Robert E. Lee

Feb 23, 2017

The issue of what to do with confederate monuments popped up in Charlottesville last night when a candidate for governor called city council members fascists.  They have voted to remove a statue of Robert E. Lee from Lee Park. Sandy Hausman has more on the campaign rally that drew about a hundred people.

Corey Stewart was once Donald Trump’s campaign manager in Virginia.  Now he’s running for governor – attacking city officials in Charlottesville for their decision to take down a statue of Robert E. Lee.

KATIE PEIKES / DELAWARE PUBLIC MEDIA

 

The Delmarva Peninsula lies under the Atlantic Migratory flyway, a path waterfowl migrate through. As Europe deals with recent outbreaks of a severe strain of Avian Influenza, some local poultry growers worry that just one infected bird passing through the region could contaminate and kill whole flocks of chickens.

RC Poll: Division Abounds Among Virginians

Feb 22, 2017
Chris O'Meara / AP

A new poll from Roanoke College shows that Virginia reflects a growing divide among Americans on both sides of the political aisle.

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